40. Season 2 Finale: Protecting Your Coin

Season II has been a remarkable journey for C-CRETS. Among the highlights of this season, we talked about the impact of women’s voices, held conversations on taboo topics within the African-American community including mental health and colorism, and discussed the performative responses of corporate America. Listen as we recall some of the top shows from […]

39. Black Pride and Prejudice

In the US, June is LGBTQ Pride Month. In today’s episode, the hosts are joined by Dr. Telaireus Herrin, otherwise known as TK. Listeners will hear Keith and TK share some of their personal experiences of climbing the corporate ladder as gay, black men. In addition, receipts will be shared on the experiences of LGBTQ+ […]

38. Juneteenth Sincerity vs. Shenanigans

Have you ever thought about the history behind the holidays celebrated in America? In today’s episode, the hosts discuss the history of Juneteenth, and share personal memories on the struggle for MLK Day to become recognized as a national holiday. You’ll learn why recognizing and supporting heritage months and days, such as Juneteenth, is important […]

37. Intersectional Invisibility: Black and Female in Corporate America

What’s it really like being a black woman in corporate America? In today’s episode, the hosts continue their panel discussion with three black women who, this week, share what it’s like being the ‘only’ one in the room. They also talk about sponsorship and code switching for the come up. You’ll also learn some statistics […]

36. Skin Folk & Kin Folk: Real Talk on Colorism

Is privilege disbursed based on a person’s skin color, even within the black community? In today’s episode, the hosts and a panel of three black women discuss how colorism continues to affect our community. Listen as they share their experiences with both colorism and class. You’ll also get receipts on the impact of colorism and […]

34. The Struggle is Real: Black Women & Mental Health

African-Americans consistently face issues that cause stress and trauma, whether it’s unfair treatment at work or housing discrimination. While some of the dilemmas we face have recently been highlighted in news outlets, many people continue to silently face daily challenges. May marks Mental Health Awareness Month. In this episode, you’ll hear from three black women […]

33. Are You Keeping Score or Scoring Points?: Activity vs. Impact

Is the ability to level up a matter of checking off the right box? In today’s episode, Keith and Ricky will bring you some clarity by defining the difference between activity vs. impact. You’ll find out why focusing on completing tasks might end up being a hindrance and why focusing on impact is what really […]

32. Turning S**t into Sugar – Effectively Dealing with a Difficult Boss

Did you know 39% of employees start looking for a new job because of a difficult or bad boss? In today’s episode, our hosts will break down the different types of difficult bosses, and share receipts on the impact of working with both good and difficult bosses. They’ll also fill you in on the potential […]

31. The New Dilemma: The Right Thing vs. The White Thing

Being an initiator or a supporter of BIPOC causes has presented the dilemma—the right thing or the white thing. Choosing to remain silent on issues affecting persons within underrepresented groups, however, does not place you in a neutral position. In today’s episode, hosts Keith and Ricky will share stories that exemplify this moral dilemma, which […]